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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Agricultural Information Technology
Hours: 15 credits

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Students learn basic skills to develop software applications in agriculture and natural resources. The visual programming tools include expert systems, database systems, multimedia, and statistical and optimization techniques to analyze and solve problems in the field. Students also explore the use of sensors in physical and biological systems and in networked computer control and data acquisition systems.

Students work in multidisciplinary teams that focus on the use and development of IT products for industry, research, teaching and extension.

Required Courses: 9 hours

AEE 3070C Digital Media Production in Agricultural and Life Sciences3
AOM 3432 Computers in Agriculture and Natural Resources3
AOM 4443 Agricultural Software Application Development3

Electives: 6 hours

AOM 4433 Networking, Instrumentation and Control in Agriculture3
AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture3
AOM 4510 Agricultural and Natural Resources Decision Support System Development3
AOM 5431 GIS and Remote Sensing3
FOR 3434C Forest Resources Information Systems3